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Rodeos – Tradition is Not a Justification for Cruelty

The 2018 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officially started today. The continued popularity of this event makes us wonder when, as a society, we will start to demonstrate basic decency to stop treating animals as "objects" for our most trivial purposes. [...]

February 27, 2018

Show Your Love for the Planet by Going Vegan

The United Nations has determined that animal agriculture is responsible for more greenhouse gas emissions than all of the transportation sector combined, and that animal agriculture is the leading driver of deforestation around the world. [...]

February 17, 2018

Some Thoughts on Using Animals

The words "oppressing" and "enslaving" are sometimes used to describe our society's use of animals. These are certainly loaded words, with many people believing that our use of animals is perfectly "natural" or part of some "circle of life". [...]

January 31, 2018

Vegan Before the Word Even Existed – Amos Bronson Alcott

Veganism is nothing new. While the term was coined relatively recently (in 1944), the idea has been around for at least 25 centuries — from Jainism’s “ahimsa", to Pythagoras of Ancient Greece, to Leonardo Di Vinci of 15th Century Florence. [...]

November 30, 2017

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